Mary “Polly” <I>McPherson</I> Haggard

Mary “Polly” McPherson Haggard

Death 12 Nov 1891 (aged 75)
Burial Ten Mile, Meigs County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 71966477 · View Source
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Mary had the nickname of "Polly." She had the following brothers and
Hezekiah McPherson (b. 26 Aug 1809)
Elijah Pendleton McPherson (b. 25 Aug 1811)
Susannah McPherson (b. 1813, Roane Co., TN)
Charles Perry McPherson (b. 23 Jul 1818)
William Bullington McPherson (b. 1819, Roane Co., TN)
Deborah McPherson (b. 21 Apr 1821, Roane Co., TN)
Parthenia Ann McPherson (b. 18 Jan 1826)
John Hale McPherson (b. 19 Oct 1827)
Thomas Hawes McPherson (b. 1 Apr 1831)
Barton McPherson (b. 5 Dec 1833, Meigs Co., TN)
Margaret McPherson (b. 27 Sep 1835)
Nancy McPherson (b. 17 Oct 1837, Meigs Co., TN)

Her brother Barton McPherson served in the Civil War in Capt. Benj. F. Welcker's Company, Tennessee Cavalry, which was mustered into Confederate States service for a period of six months. Her brother Thomas H. McPherson served for twelve months in Capt. W.T. Gass's Company, Brazelton's Batt'n, Tennessee Cavalry. His name appears on the muster-in
roll at Knoxville, Tennessee, on August 5, 1861. Also his name appeared on the company muster roll for October 31, 1861, to April 30, 1862; July and August 1862, September and October 1862. At Stauton, Va., June 8, 1864, he appears on a list of prisoners under guard. At Camp Morton, Indianapolis, Indiana, he appears on a roll of prisoners of war dated June 21, 1864. He had been captured on June 5 at Piedmont, VA. He took the oath of allegiance to the United States Government and sworn to at Camp Morton on June 12, 1865 and released. Her brother Elijah Pendleton McPherson served in Capt. Benj. F. Welcker's Company, Tennessee Cavalry and subsequently deserted, taking the oath of allegiance in
December 1863, at the office of F. Young, Deputy Provost Marshall of Roane County. Mary also had a son named Barton. (Information taken from
-- Contributed by Laurie Wilson


NOV. 1, 1816
NOV. 12, 1891


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  • Maintained by: TN Type
  • Originally Created by: Laurie Wilson
  • Added: 25 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71966477
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary “Polly” McPherson Haggard (1 Nov 1816–12 Nov 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71966477, citing McPherson Family Cemetery, Ten Mile, Meigs County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by TN Type (contributor 46790664) .